The owner of a large quarry in Da Nang City had a giant Buddha statue carved inside the mine. This work is said to be located in the campus of Da Son Cultural and Spiritual Area – which has been licensed by the authorities.
A giant Buddha statue is being constructed by construction workers at a quarry at the foot of Phuoc Ly mountain, in Hoa Khanh Nam ward, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang city. The Buddha statue is located close to the foot of the mountain, between the stone mining areas are scattered. The work is located inside a quarry managed and exploited by Phu My Hoa Co., Ltd.
Beside this giant Buddha there is another completed Buddha image. Next to it is a temple that is also being built by some workers. Outside the entrance, there is a signboard titled “Da Son Cultural and Spiritual Area”.
Talking to a reporter of Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper, Mr. Than Duc Minh, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hoa Khanh Nam Ward, said that the giant Buddha statue above was built by the quarry owner, Phu My Hoa Co., Ltd. about 4-5 years. This work is located in the project area of Da Son Cultural and Spiritual Area.
Mr. Minh said that the above Buddha statue was licensed by the Da Nang People’s Committee to be built in the Da Son Cultural and Spiritual Area. “This project has many items and has been licensed by the authorities. The ward only knows that the construction work is in the approved project” – Mr. Minh said.
According to Mr. Minh, the area inside the quarry of Phu My Hoa Co., Ltd. currently has many places in the completion stage. The land where the giant Buddha statue is located is forest land.